lambency

noun

lam·​ben·​cy ˈlam-bən(t)-sē How to pronounce lambency (audio)
plural lambencies
: the quality, state, or an instance of being lambent

Examples of lambency in a Sentence

the lambency of the sunlit stained-glass window was breathtaking

Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lambency was in 1817

Dictionary Entries Near lambency

Cite this Entry

“Lambency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lambency. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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